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A New Trick to Parenting Teens

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Buckstaff

I have 22 years of parenting experience. I've read hundreds of articles on how to parent. Often, I do find suggestions and insights that help, but parenting has a way of leaving me feeling humble, human and in need of more -- and so my quest for tools and tricks continues.

How A Facebook Post Answered This Single Mom's Prayers

Posted 12.26.2013 | Divorce

Maria Gregg, a single mom from Gwinnett County, Ga., had fallen on some hard times. So a week before Christmas, Gregg made her way to the North Gwinne...

Horseback Riding Helped Save This Girl's Life (VIDEO)

Posted 09.20.2013 | Teen

Two years ago, a student named Talbot was hit by a car while she was crossing the street. She survived, but she was unable to walk or speak due to a s...

'I Defied The Odds'

| Posted 06.28.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at I can't complain. I can't complain because I'm alive and walking, and that's more t...

Steven: Los Angeles, Nov. 19, 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

"Can I help you find anything?" he asks. "How 'bout the meaning of life?" I reply. Without hesitation, he tells me, "That's two aisles over, middle shelf, in a small can!"

Teddy: Aventura, Florida, Dec. 30, 2010

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I thought I'd cured myself of my chronic "foot-in-mouth-itis" -- that is, saying things to people based on assumption, being totally wrong, then feeling like a jerk. But alas, it lingers.

Luminous Commute: Miami Beach, September 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Driving, I'm like a bow being pulled across the strings. Now, I am in the rondo, the third movement, where things that used to matter don't and things that never mattered do; where the mundane appears vivid and even the simplest, most ordinary routines become holy.

Ra: Miami Beach, August 2011

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I reach out to shake his hand, and he grips my forearm as I grip his. I go to my car and find a dollar in the tray, which I give to Ra, though never did he ask for it. As I drive out I see him mounting his bicycle, ready to ride on now that I'm safe.

WATCH: This Man's Story Is Wildly Inspiring

OWN | Posted 01.14.2013 | OWN

Born in Australia without arms or legs, 30-year-old Nick Vujicic has become an international symbol of triumph over incredible odds. His inspiring You...

I Thought Weighing 58 Pounds Made Me Strong...Until I Learned What Real Strength Is

Intent | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women

15-year-olds aren't supposed to have strokes. At least that's what I thought. I try not to think about it too much. Even now, I only have bits and pieces; shards of memories that somehow remained intact even through the trauma my brain endured that day

Sprouting Change: The EAT GRUB Story

Cara E. Jones | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
Cara E. Jones

Sal and Julio say that, growing up in Oakland, potato chips from the local liquor store and McDonald's french fries were the only "vegetables" they were accustomed to eating.